Challenge yourself...

Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned competitor, climbing competitions can be a fun and effective way to improve your skills. A note to our regular competitors, the calender of events was changed in 2020 after extensive consultation and the time of year each event takes place has been altered as indicated below.

Our comps

We organise a range of youth and adult climbing competitions each year. Find out about each one and book your place here:

Youth Comps

Open / Adult Comps

The All-Nations Youth Championships

This exciting new competition series, combines the National Championships across the UK and Ireland and was first started in 2022. It uses the already established events in Scotland, Ireland and Wales, and adds new championships in England. Bouldering and lead are seperate. There are already many competitors who travel to compete in the championships outside their own country, and this will allow their results to act as an additional part of the GB Climbing performance pathway. It will, as it has always done, enable competitors to meet new friends and visit different climbing centres but also now find out their ranking across a greater number of competitors at National level.

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    2023 Competition Dates

    Competition Venue Date
    ClimbScotland Fun Competition (Roped) Various climbing walls across Scotland 21 January - 3 March 2023
    ClimbScotland FUN Competition (Roped) Final TBC 25 March 2023
    NEW ClimbScotland Fun Competiton (Boulder) Various climbing walls across Scotland 29 May - 7 July 2023
    NEW ClimbScotland FUN Competition (Boulder) Final The Ledge Inverness 29 July 2023
    English Bouldering Championships (4 Nations Youth Boulder R1) Rockover Manchester 21-22 January 2023
    Irish Boulder Championships (4 Nations Youth Boulder R2) TBC 25-26 February 2023
    Welsh Bouldering Championships (4 Nations Youth Boulder R3) Roc-Bloc Cardiff 25-26 March 2023
    Scottish Youth Boulder Championships (4 Nations Youth Boulder R4) Eden Rock Edinburgh 29-30 April 2023
    Irish Climbing Championships (4 Nations Youth Lead R1) TBC 6-7 May 2023
    Welsh Climbing Championships (4 Nations Youth Lead R2) The Beacon Climbing Centre, Caernarfon 20-21 May 2023
    Scottish Lead Climbing Championships (4 Nations Youth Lead R3) TBC 3-4 June 2023
    Junior British Bouldering Championships Harrow Wall 24-25 June 2023
    English Climbing Championships (4 Nations Youth Lead R4) The Quay 3-4 June 2023
    British Bouldering Championships TBC 26-27 August 2023 TBC
    British Lead Climbing Championships EICA Ratho 9-10 September 2023
    Youth Climbing Series Qualifyer R1 TBC 16 September 2023
    Junior British Lead Championships TBig Depot Climbing 14-15 October 2023
    Youth Climbing Series Qualifyer R2 TBC 30 September 2023
    Youth Climbing Series Qualifyer R3 TBC 21 October 2023
    Youth Climbing Series Qualifyer R4 TBC 4 November 2023
    YCS Grand Final TBC 25-26 November 2023

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